[Setup] Re: Setting up Plone on Mac OS 10.3.9
optilude at gmx.net
Sun Jan 28 13:30:27 UTC 2007
> Hi all,
> I have just purchased an ex-lease, Dual 1.8 Ghz PowerPC G5 from my
> employer and have never set-up Plone on a Mac before. Love Mac though :).
> Most of the "easy" installers for PPC appear to want Mac Os 10.4+;
> otherwise I appear to have to require an "all platforms" install
> (8.5MB), which requires downloading and installing Zope et al first. For
> a non-programmer or pure geek, this seems a bit cumbersome (and like
> Linux of yore -- this requires that to work with that and oh don't
> forget about that. Sheesh).
> I don't want to upgrade to Os 10.4+; so are there other easy options for
> getting Plone on my machine? I'm happy to go with an earlier Plone
> release if necessary.
Also, you can try ploneout, but it may be a bit experimental still:
$ svn co http://svn.plone.org/svn/plone/ploneout/branches/2.5 plone2.4
$ cd plone2.5
$ python bootstrap.py
$ bin/buildout -v
$ parts/instance/zopectl fg
Yes, you will need the shell. This is much easier for you in the long
run than moving back to old and unsupported Plone versions, though.
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